Category Archives: The American Dream

The Lost Dream

It was 8:30 at night. He was neither young nor old. He wasn’t slight or heavy. His hair was brown, curly and blunt.  A do-it-yourself haircut. He wore an old t-shirt and ragged pants. I looked at him as he … Continue reading

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Paying for the American Dream

I’ve achieved the “American Dream“. I own my own home. I love my house and I have a nice yard.  We even have more room than we need… … but, there’s a price to pay … The price of owning … Continue reading

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The Object of Love / Material Girl

Arlene was beautiful. The only problem she had was that she was born on the wrong side of the tracks, to the wrong family, to the wrong religion, and to the wrong sensibility. She hated her parents’ home. She hated … Continue reading

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